ECU Newsletter December 2017

The December 2017 ECU Newsletter can be viewed here.

Season’s Greetings from FIDE

Dear friends,

FIDE wishes a Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, a Happy new year and all the best for 2018 to all chess lovers all around the world.

Gens Una Sumus!

Fédération Internationale des Échecs

Welsh Junior Rapidplay 2017

At the Welsh Junior rapidplay, held at At Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf on Saturday 16 December, Madeleine Smith won the Under 14s, Hiya Ray the Under 12s, Tom Davies the Under 10s, and the U8 title was shared between Isabelle Ceasar and Andy Wang.


Message from the Secretary of Trainers’ Commission Mr. Efstratios Grivas

Dear All, My heart operation was successful and now I am recovering.

It seems that (more or less) I am slowly back in business and ready to answer your questions again!

I would like to thank you all for your kind wishes and moral support and to wish you a Happy New Year 2018.

Enjoy […]

Chepstow wins Yes2Chess final

A team from Chepstow has won the 2017 Yes2Chess title after beating Stora Hammars Skola from Hollvoken, near Malmo, in the final held at the London Chess Classic. The Chepstow side that won the match 7.5 to 2.5 were given the opportunity to play due to the success of the players at last summer’s ECF […]

****URGENT**** Welsh Rapidplay Pencoed 9th December

In view of the weather forecast for the South Wales area overnight and the weather warning issued for the area this event is cancelled. It is hoped it can be rearranged in the New Year.

ECU Newsletter November 2017

The November 2017 ECU Newsletter can be downloaded here.

2017 West Wales Congress

The games from the 2017 West Wales Open can now be downloaded from the Games page.

Welsh Under 14s win Quadrangular

At this year’s Quadrangular, held in Liverpool on 2-3 December, the Welsh Under 14 team won by a convincing margin. The team of Chirag Guha, Ifan Rathbone-Jones, Anton Petkov, David McIntosh, Caspian Fowler, Duncan MacDonald, Neirin Leggett, Sithika Medagedara, Neil Stevenson and Robert Goodwin netted 20.5 points out of a possible 30, 4 points more […]